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Britain announces new visa crackdown on non-EU nationals

New visa rules will affect Indian IT professionals

By: Eastern Eye Staff

In an attempt to curb its soaring immigration figures, the UK government has announced changes to its visa policy for non-EU nationals, which will affect a large number of Indians, especially IT professionals. Under the new visa rules announced on Thursday (3) by the home office, anyone applying after November 24 under the Tier 2 intra-company transfer (ICT) category would be required to meet a higher salary threshold requirement of £30,000, compared to the earlier £20,800 figure. The ICT route is largely used by Indian IT companies in Britain, and the UK’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) had found earlier this…

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